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The congregational meeting of the First Reformed Church was opened and closed with prayer by Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte. The singing of Psalm 119.6 was sung prior to the opening prayer. A financial report was made. The poor find was $84.07 in arrears. Elders and deacons were elected. The trio of Pieters, Zwemer, and Oggel was approved.

Date

11-28-1867

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

In Dutch; translation by Rev. William and Althea Buursma, 2000.

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from The Joint Archives of Holland.

Meeting Minutes of the Congregation of the First Reformed Church

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